New $50 Million Solar Facility Coming to Jamaica

Jamaica keeps getting greener. Following the launch of a major new wind farm on the island, the country’s government announced that it was finalizing an agreement with Eight Rivers Energy Company to build and operate a 33.1-megawatt solar facility at […]


Jamaica’s Tryall Club Launches Golf Course Renovation

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One of the Caribbean’s top golf resorts has planned a major course renovation. Jamaica’s Tryall Club has launched a two-phased renovation of the Tryall Golf Club in Montego Bay. Work on the Back Nine has already begun, with a debut […]

Jamaica Casino Resort Project Buys $40 Million Land Site

Jamaica Casino Resort

The Celebration Jamaica planned casino resort project has paid $40.1 million for a 96.5-acre land site in Rose Hall. The sale was approved of the Success Estate in Rose Hall by Jamaica’s Cabinet this week, paving the way for a […]


Five Things You Didn't Know About Kingston, Jamaica

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Fun facts about Kingston By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Though most visitors fly into Jamaica’s “second city” of Montego Bay, the capital, Kingston, is a vibrant and energetic metropolis well worth a visit. With a new highway that has […]

Jamaican Bobsled Team Looking to 2018 Olympics

Jamaican Bobsled Team

The Jamaican Bobsled Teams is looking to Pyeongchang. The country’s men’s and women’s bobsled teams are beginning to prepare for qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, and they will soon have new sleds. Japanese manufacturers have announced the […]

Jamaica Has Big Tourism Growth Plans

Jamaica Tourism Growth

Jamaica is looking for serious sustained growth over the next five years, according to Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett. The Minister, who said the country’s summer tourist season had enjoyed an auspicious start, said the country was targeting growth at a […]


A Jamaican Jazz Legend in Hollywood

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Jamaica’s legendary jazz great Monty Alexander will return to the stage with Grammy-winning bassist John Clayton and renowned drummer Jeff Hamilton to commemorate the trio’s 40th anniversary reunion. The event is set for Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood, California […]

A New Luxury Resort Is Coming to Jamaica

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A major new luxury all-inclusive resort is coming to Jamaica this year. Royalton Luxury Resorts’ newest property on the island, Royalton Blue Waters, is slated to debut on the shores of White Bay near Montego Bay in November. The 228-room […]

Jamaica Looks to Reform Real Estate Sector

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The government of Jamaica is leading a push to reform the institutional structures relating to housing and to implement upgraded legislation for the operation and development of the real estate sector. During his keynote presentation at the Jamaica Mortgage Bank’s […]


Jamaica Hotel Association Names New President

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Jamaica’s top hotel association has a new president. The Jamaica Hotel and Tourism Association has named Omar Robinson its newest president. Robinson was elected by members of the association following the group’s 55th Annual General Meeting at the Sandals Ochi […]

Maximizing Jamaica’s Potential

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AS I listened to the Planning Institute of Jamaica’s recent review of the Jamaican economy, I thought to myself that we have become a nation that is too used to mediocrity. The PIOJ estimated that the Jamaican economy grew by 0.9 […]

Ultra-Fast Internet Could Be Coming to Jamaica

Will Jamaica soon to be home to ultra-fast Internet? That’s the plan by Digicel Group and Huawei Technologies, which recently tested a new technology known as XG-PON on their new fiber network which delivers speeds up to 10,000 Mbps. XG-PON, […]


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